Green valley in Ireland
Ireland is definitely a highlight in Europe. The country offers amazing sights, a wonder of nature, diverse culture sub-cultures and historic places. At the same time, it is easy to do a lot of outdoor sports. Therefore, Ireland represents the perfect country for your next road trip. There is 84.000 km of streets in good condition. In a short amount of time, it is possible to visit a lot of different cities and villages. Explore the gälische culture by yourself. Pick-up your care right after your arrival at the airport! Independence immediately after your arrival.
The Airport Knock is also known as the Ireland West Airport Knock. Between the village knock and the small international airport, there are 20 km. The airport counts around 800.000 passengers each year, most important destinations are London, Mallorca, Cologne, and Faro in Portugal. As soon as you arrive at the airport, you will be able to pick-up your hired car at one of the stations of our partners at the airport and start your journey in Ireland.
Interesting places and their distance from the airport
|Longford||83km||1h 5 min|
|Galway||88km||1h 25 min|
|Dublin||205km||2h 40 min|
In Ireland, you will need to drive on the left side of the road. Furthermore, the steering wheel and the manual gear shift is on the opposite side than you are used to. Therefore, if you pick up the hired car after your arrival in Ireland, you should be careful while becoming used to this new way of driving. Choosing an automatic car makes driving a lot easier for you, like this you can concentrate fully on the traffic and you won’t need to pay attention to the gearshift.
Please also take care of the following things:
You should also take care of the speed limits so that you do not risk any danger or penalty. There are also some speed cameras in Ireland which are not cheap. On motorways, you will have to pay tolls, which average approximately €6 per 100km for a 3.5-tonne vehicle.
From home, you can easily book a hired car online. Driveboo offers you different options from various partners. First of all, you should enter the location where you would like to pick up the hired car in the search bar. We recommend picking up the hired car at the airport so that you can start your journey as soon as you arrive at the airport. However, some tourists prefer to take a short break after arrival. Like this, you can recover from the flight.
You can cancel your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the rental. Some hired car companies only allow you to cancel the booking up to 48 hours before the start of the rental period, so please read the conditions of your offer while booking it. To cancel, please send us an e-mail and contact us by telephone 72 hours before the start of the rental period to ensure that the cancellation goes smoothly.
The one-way rental allows you to specify two different locations as pick-up and drop-off locations for your journey. Like this, you can easily plan a road trip. Imagine you land at the airport in Knock and hire your hired car there. Afterward, you enjoy your round trip through Ireland and return your hired car a few days later in e.g. Dublin. Of course, you have to indicate this in the search bar.
Many people travel to Ireland in summer because the temperatures are the highest and the number of rainy days the lowest, but this also increases prices and there are tourists everywhere. Peak season is in summer, but whether this is the best time to travel to Ireland is questionable. Of course, many people want to escape the rain, but is it worth travelling with thousands of other tourists? .So why not travel to Ireland during the off-season? This does not just save you money. The best time to travel to Ireland is in April, May, early June, and early October, because at these times the peak season is over or has not yet started.
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